Cayman Islands Travel Updates

The Cayman Islands Government has issued a five phase reopening plan for the Cayman Islands. 

Relaxing in the Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands Government announced that on-island testing requirement for vaccindated travelers has been removed, effective February 18, 2022. Please follow guidance from https://www.exploregov.ky/reopening-plan and to stay up to date with the most current information.

Travel Requirements in Phase 5

#1 - Quarantine is removed for the following types of travellers:

  • Securely verifiable fully vaccinated travellers
  • Non-securely verifiable fully vaccinated travellers who travel from a country with vaccination rates that are 60% or higher for the first dose of the vaccine and where those travellers spent at least 14 days prior to the date of travel
  • Caymanians/Permanent Residents who were fully vaccinated with an approved vaccine (locally or overseas)
  • Unvaccinated children age 11 and younger who are assuming the vaccinated status of their adult travel companions. 

#2 - On island Lateral Flow Tests are no longer required for vaccinated travelers.

 

#3 - All travellers are required to apply on the Travel Cayman Portal and will be issued with a travel certificate which is required for entry. 

 

#4 - All incoming travellers aged 5 years and over must provide a negative result from a PCR or certified antigen-detecting rapid diagnostic test (LFT) taken no earlier than the day before departure. 

  

#5 - For unvaccinated travelers, the quarantine period has been reduced to 7 days. Consecutive LFTs are requried on day 6 and 7 to exit quarantine. Travel remains closed to the following groups:

  • Unvaccinated tourist visitors (including unvaccinated gourist visitor children age 12 years and over) who do not have clsoe ties to the cuntry
  • Unaccompanied tourist visitor children
  • Cruise travelers

 

Other Resources to Follow - CIG Border Reopening Phase 5 One-Pager

 

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